Civolution to Share Expertise in Digital
Watermarking and Fingerprinting Technologies at
ANGA Cable 2012
Eindhoven, The Netherlands, May 24th, 2012 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content will be showcasing its latest range of market-leading and award winning watermarking and fingerprinting applications at ANGA Cable 2012 (Stand 10.1/O14). On-stand demonstrations will include the highly acclaimed SyncNow Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) platform and the latest advancements in its NexGuard suite of forensic watermarking solutions. Civolution’s solutions offer content owners, broadcasters and operators a powerful route to profitable media management, interaction and protection.
“Visitors to our ANGA booth can expect to see exciting demonstrations of our full range of products for the protection and monetization of media assets,” said Alex Terpstra, CEO, Civolution. “We believe that our deep technology heritage in digital watermarking and fingerprinting applications is the perfect foundation for creating a content-aware media eco system that allows for effective monetization of media. Visitors to ANGA will also be able to see how our solutions are giving content owners, broadcasters and operators the opportunity to gain new revenue streams.”
Media Protection – Civolution’s NexGuard forensic marking applications offer both a deterrent against piracy and a forensic analysis tool in case piracy occurs. The award-winning NexGuard – PayTV solution – already successfully deployed on a mass scale – relies upon Civolution’s best-of-breed watermarking technology and meets studios’ requirements for additional fundamental security measures required to offer early-release premium Video on Demand movies (PVOD). At ANGA 2012 Civolution will demonstrate the latest innovations in its NexGuard products for pre-release and PayTV applications, such as integrated solutions for premium online content delivery including digital screeners.
Also on display will be Civolution’s latest content protection solution, NexGuard – Online Media Delivery (OMD) which enables secure delivery of digital media assets processed through the cloud, and has recently been integrated in Windows Azure Media Services.
Media Interaction – Civolution’s state-of-the-art Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology solutions allow for advanced interactive media services that run on companion devices or connected TV platforms. Civolution’s latest ACR offering SyncNow – Smart Services is a server-side content identification and triggering service that provides real-time recognition of broadcast content such as advertisements, movies, TV series, and music. The service leverages Civolution’s extensive broadcast monitoring infrastructure, which monitors more than 1,725 TV channels worldwide with 1,250 national and local channels in North America covering all 210 Designated Market Areas. Companion App providers and social TV platforms can now work more closely with advertising agencies and brands to further monetize their app platforms. Advertisers can leverage Civolution’s solutions to build attractive synchronized, interactive and multi-screen ad campaigns, enabling direct product purchases from companion devices.
SyncNow – Smart Services complements Civolution’s award-winning SyncNow – 2nd screen solution which integrates on the client side and enables identification and synchronization between broadcast, on-demand or recorded television content and interactive applications on companion devices (tablets, smart phones, laptops) to present compelling, synchronized interactive user experiences including auto-check-in. Additionally, Civolution has created SyncNow – Smart TV, an ACR technology for integration with connected TVs, enabling the value-adding opportunities of SyncNow on the larger main screen of the TV set itself, including advanced advertisement models.
Civolution (www.civolution.com) is the leading provider of technology and solutions to identify, manage and monetize media content. The company offers an extensive portfolio of cutting edge digital watermarking and fingerprinting applications for media interaction (accurate and real-time video synchronization for 2nd screen and smart TVs), media intelligence (audience measurement and media monitoring for television, radio and internet) and media protection (content filtering and forensic marking of media assets in pre-release, digital cinema, payTV and online). Follow us on Twitter: @Civolution.